David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus is the Federalist's New York Correspondent. He is also the Artistic Director of Blue Box World, a Brooklyn based theater project. His plays have been seen on the stages of Galapagos Arts Space, D Lounge, and Theater Double Rep. A former member of the Bat Acting Company at the Flea Theater he has also performed at the Kennedy Center and Theater for the New City among many others. His work has appeared in National Review Online, The New York Times, City Journal, PJ Media, Liberty Island and the New York Theater Review. Follow him on Twitter, @BlueBoxDave.
Will Trump’s Finest Speech Save His Presidency?

A chastened president gave a great speech last night. But will it be enough?

Will Trump Dominate The Democrats’ Primary? Probably.

It is almost certain that Donald Trump will insinuate himself in the Democratic primary in unprecedented ways. How should Democrats and the media respond?

Northam’s Career Shouldn’t Be Destroyed By His (Awful) Photo In Blackface

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s photo in blackface from medical school is racist by any standard, but it should not disqualify him from public service.

The Progressive, Pro-Choice Culture Of Death Must Be Stopped

Legislatures in New York and Virginia are opening the door to killing healthy 9-month-old babies. And if that’s not scary enough, it could get even worse.

Kamala Harris Plants Her Flag On the Far Left

In the opening salvo of the 2020 Democratic primary, Kamala Harris has set herself up as the progressive queen of the ban.

Is Dawn Breaking For The Brooklyn Nets?

The Nets are historically one of the worst franchises in basketball, but is the Brooklyn team finally turning it around? It sure looks like it.

Does AOC Have Any Basis For Smearing Trump As An Anti-Semite?

At the Women’s March, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the Trump administration of anti-Semitism. Does she have any evidence? Will the news media ask?

Ilhan Omar Should Apologize To Lindsey Graham

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s baseless allegation that Lindsey Graham is compromised is disgraceful and Graham deserves an apology.

How Should We Punish Racism?

The cases of a congressman and a weatherman show that, for understanding and dealing with racism, our society has no functioning set of rules.

Why Trump Will Win The Shutdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats have left left themselves no fallback position. And that’s why they will lose.

Kamala Harris Says She’s Open To Ocasio-Cortez’s Socialist Agenda

Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren have expressed sympathy with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s agenda. Is Joe Biden going to have to do some mansplaining?

No, Senate Apportionment Is Not White Supremacy

An Atlantic article arguing that giving each state two senators is racist badly misreads how and why Americans make voting choices.

Romney On Attacks From Niece: ‘It’s Politics…No Hard Feelings’

After a rebuke from his niece, Mitt takes the high ground. But what is his future with Trump?

What Bre Payton Meant To Me

Bre Payton’s life is an inspiration, a bright light that tells us we should go after what we want, and work hard for it. For that, I am very grateful.

Original Storytelling Is Losing Its Cultural Power, And That’s Bad For America

On the big and small screens, new storytelling is losing its ability to saturate our culture and promote shared values.

Why The Marlboro Man Just Bought A Big Chunk Of Juul

Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, just bought a large stake in the e-cigarette company Juul. It’s good news for fans of vaping.

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Challenge To Hakeem Jeffries Could Mean For 2020

If Ocasio-Cortez tries to take down the second-most-powerful black man in the House of Representatives, it will split the party in two.

Do Democrats Have A White Man Problem?

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand thinks it is a problem that three white men are leading in the Democratic presidential polls. Is it? And if so, why?

I Like Smoking, And All The Regulations In The World Won’t Make Me Stop

Smokers are the worst pariahs in American society. But we aren’t going anywhere and we want better options.

Everyday Feminism Seminar Offers To Heal ‘Internalized Whiteness’

Across the country this spring, three-day training sessions will be taking place to help heal the condition of whiteness.